Cedars Serves at Annual Newspaper Convention
Student newspaper wins top state award; attendees learn and share about industry trends
By Josh Stevens
On Feb. 6, the Ohio News Media Association recognized the best Ohio weekly newspapers and collegiate newspapers with the Hooper Newspapers of the Year and Frank E. Deaner Awards.
Cedars, which served as the student news bureau, took home the prize for best student newspaper at the Division B level for schools under 10,000 in enrollment.
Stories from Cedars placed first and second in ...
Students Win Cash for Business Ideas
Students take a swing for their second chance to win big in The Pitch
By Zachary Krauss
On Jan. 11, students and student teams presented their business ideas to a group of students, professors and investors in the second-annual The Pitch, a competition much like “Shark Tank.” Seventeen teams submitted ideas, but only eight made it to The Pitch stage.
During the competition, students used a slide presentation to give an overview of their concept and presented it to the audience in a ...
Ministry Moments: Film and Storytelling
How can we appreciate film’s power to communicate truth while being wary of its potential to corrupt our vision of the “good life”? How do we discern between its biblical and unbiblical messages? To answer these and other questions, listen as host Ben Hiett talks with Professor Sean O’Connor, who teaches film and video courses at Cedarville University.
By Hunter Johnson
Most everyone has heard of Balto, the heroic sled-dog who led the 1925 serum run to Nome, Alaska, saving dozens of lives as a result. But most people haven’t heard the full story.
“Togo” tells the real-life tale of the dog who led the eighteenth team of dog sleds across Alaska. It shows that Balto did not actually run the entire serum run, but was only the twentieth and final team. However, Balto still received all the attention in the aftermath.
Director of ...
Yellow Jackets Upset No. 22 Walsh to Gain Ground in G-MAC
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets avenged their Jan. 11 30-point loss to Walsh on Saturday evening, delivering an upset win to the Cavaliers to the tune of 74-64. Though the Yellow Jackets suffered a slow start and No. 22 Walsh enjoyed a furious finish, the bulk of the game was dominated by Cedarville.
"That loss at Walsh kinda turned our season around," head coach Pat Estepp said after tonight's win. "It woke us up and made us realize we weren't as tough as we thought we were ...
Album Review: “Are You Gone” by Sarah Harmer
By Joshua Stevens
Longing for someone who is no longer there: this is a common theme in music. With Sarah Harmer’s new album “Are You Gone,” the ideas of loss and sorrow are so subtle that the listener doesn’t even know they are on this journey until the end.
“Are You Gone” is Harmer’s first album since 2010’s “Oh Little Fire.” Active since the late 1980s, Hamer’s newest outing provides a look into her love life and centers on the process of moving forward. She ...
Cedarville Pulls Away from Malone to Keep G-MAC Ceiling Tight
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets outsniped the Malone Pioneers in the second half on their way to a seventh-straight victory on Thursday evening, winning 74-58. Cedarville shot 67.7% from the field while Malone made just 33.3% of its shots in the second half.
Sophomore guard Branden Maughmer scored 19 points to lead Cedarville. He also added four rebounds, four steals, and two assists. Sophomore center Kollin Van Horn accumulated 15 points on 7-11 shooting. Sophom...
Lady Jackets Suffer Tough Defeat to Malone, Lose Wolford to Injury
by Tim Miller
There was no shortage of energy as the Callan Athletic Center rocked harder than it has all season for the Cedarville Lady Jackets on Thursday evening. Even with the buzz, Cedarville fell to Malone in a nail-biter, 81-74. The loss was Cedarville's first at home in 33 regular season games.
The loss sent Cedarville (16-6, 9-4 G-MAC) back in the G-MAC standings. Entering the night, the two teams were separated by a game, but with the win, Malone gained two games of space from the ...
Top 5 Movies of 2019
By Hunter Johnson
5. 'Ad Astra'
“Ad Astra” is not like most space travel epics. It’s not about big stories or loud action set pieces or overly-relatable protagonists. It’s about holding onto hope in the midst of deep and despairing abandonment.
“Ad Astra” is about an introverted astronaut named Roy (played by Brad Pitt), who’s sent on a mission to retrieve his longlost father from space.
This film is brought to life by three bigname stars. In this film, Brad Pitt ...